Lateral hiring has shed its former stigma and gained popularity, but mistakes are inevitable – particularly when firms from both the US and UK are involved.
The price of oil is not going up any time soon so operators must exploit the situation to create streamlined processes and ditch their ‘two tribes’ mentality.
Are firms’ strategies ready for the shake-up that artificial intelligence is set to bring?
Now that more women are adding their skill and insight to the team game of law, the profession stands on the cusp of greatness.
With the general election just 17 days away and the prospect of a referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU if the Conservatives win, firms have to consider the consequences for their clients in the event of a ‘Brexit’.
Britain punches above its weight thanks to its cosmopolitan outlook, and law firms head the trend. But equality closer to home remains our flaw.
Few lawyers have a ready answer to my favourite question, but they should.
The specific issues that in-house legal counsel face mean their choice of outsourcer is not a straightforward matter of cost.
The commoditisation of artificial intelligence means many areas of the lawyer’s trade are at risk – including the ‘creative’ element.
Behind the Law
Linklaters’ ambition to be part of the “global elite” has taken a significant step in the right direction as the firm succeeded in winning the role of principal adviser to Unilever from Slaughter and May.
Some three years after the implementation of the Legal Services Act, Gateley has announced its intention to be the first UK law firm to launch an initial public offering (IPO).
Michael Gove is the new Secretary of State for Justice. Early indications suggest his relationship with the legal profession will be a fractious one. Here are five reasons why…
The Leadership Interview
Some six years after launching in London, Greenberg Traurig’s CEO Richard Rosenbaum is convinced that the City is the key to making the firm the world’s top legal real estate brand.
It’s all change at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer this year as the firm gears up to open its second UK office in Manchester and managing partner David Aitman prepares to step down at the end of his brief term at the helm.